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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the surface decorated with cloudings and streaks, somewhat as if imitating jasper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In decorative art, especially in ceramics, having a surface ornamented with veins, spots, cloudings, etc., as if in imitation of jasper; jasperated; jaspidean.
  • n. A dark-gray substance produced by deoxidizing crystalled glass: used in ornamental art.

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